Please note that appointments for CLEP exams must be made at least 24 hours in advance
Students can take an online test and receive college credit for various courses. This allows the student to decrease the amount of time it might take to earn a degree. For a complete list of courses for which credit is given, as well as which ones are accepted at Aiken Technical College, see the CLEP online brochure.
Students may take each test only once and pass to receive credit for courses. Tests are given by appointment during regular Center hours. The student will need to bring a valid government-issued ID and voucher number from CLEP, when they come to the Center to take their test.
To register, you will need to call the ATC Test Center, 803-508-7488, 24 hours in advance to schedule.The fee for the CLEP test is $85. You will need to come to Building 700, Room 742 to complete payment for the proctor. Then the testing will be administered. Testing hours are the same as open hours, closed holidays.
Please note that all persons wishing to take the CLEP must register with CLEP first, where you will receive a voucher number. Then you will need to make an appointment with ATC and provide that voucher number. Both of these registrations must be done prior to showing up to take the test(s). To register, visit CLEP.
CLEP candidates are required to present one (1) valid identification. The primary ID must be a government-issued photo ID with the candidate's name, signature and recognizable photograph.
If you have questions about the ID requirements, please contact the ATC Testing Center before your scheduled appointment.
Acceptable primary IDs:
- Current passport
- Valid driver's license
- State/providence ID issued by motor vehicle agency
- National ID card
- Tribal ID card
- Naturalization card or certificate of citizenship
- Or if the student is a minor and unable to provide a primary government issued ID, then the College Board ID Form will be used
Social Security Card, credit/debit cards, and employee ID are not acceptable IDs.
Before scheduling a test, be sure you are prepared to test.
Concise practice CLEP tests randomly drawn from comprehensive subject question banks (400 – 500 questions per subject) provide students with a tangible way to gauge their knowledge and get familiar with the types of questions they would face on a real CLEP exam. best of all, this can be accomplished in 20 – 30 minutes from the ease of your laptop with instant feedback. Simply visit the practice exam portal.